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The twisted history of how religious freedom laws confused everybody

By Jeff Guo, The Washington Post | April 1. 2015

On Tuesday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence held a press conference defending the aims of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of Indiana, a controversial measure the legislature passed and he signed into law last week.

Those, at least, are facts that everybody can agree on. Just about everything else in the discussion surrounding the law seems to be up for debate.

Iran Nuclear Program Parameters

April 2, 2015

On the eve of Passover, the President has announced an historic agreement. The U.S., the United Kingdon, France, Germany, China, Russia, and the Islamic Republic of Iran have announced a preliminary framework regarding Iran's nuclear program. We hip that this will lead to greater security for Israel and her neighbors in the Middle East.

JAC will keep you updated on the progress of the agreement status over the next few months.

Read the parameters for the agreement at the link below

What You Need To Know About Indiana’s New “Religious Freedom” Law

by CAP Action War Room \ March 30, 2015

Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) signed a law last Thursday that further enables discrimination against gay and lesbian people in the state. The so-called “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” or RFRA, uses the guise of protecting religious liberty to enable private citizens and organizations to deny services to others if they claim that their religious views are “substantially burdened.”

Israel praises US for abstaining from UN human rights session on Gaza

Itamar Eichner| Latest Update:  03.23.15, 14:14 / Israel News
In first step of Obama administration's 'reassessment' of relations with Jerusalem, American delegation will not take floor at debate on human rights violations in Palestinian territories.
The United States will not take the floor at the main UN human rights forum on Monday during the annual debate on violations committed in the Palestinian territories, a US spokesman told Reuters. 

5 Things You Need to Know About the U.S.-Israel Relationship Under President Obama

March 01, 2015

Since Israel’s founding in 1948, the United States has stood firmly as its closest ally in the Middle East. The first country to recognize Israel, the United States has forged a deep and unshakable bond with Israel through a multifaceted relationship that reflects the depth and breadth of the ties between our people and the values that we share.